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[IPn] Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association 2008 Conference



Hello Pumpers and Friends,

For those of you that are interested, DESA is holding a conference in 

July.

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The Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association Conference will feature 
speakers from sports and health care, the latest research on 
diabetes, a discussion on the role of exercise in insulin pump 
therapy, and advances in diabetes treatment and management.
Conference Co-Chairs: Bruce Perkins MD, MPH and Michael Riddell, PhD

CONTACT:	Doug Dressman, Executive Director
		E-Mail: email @ redacted
		Call us: 502-261-8495 or 800-898-4322
		For more info visit: www.diabetes-exercise.org

WHEN:	July 17 - July 20, 2008
	
WHERE:	MaRS Centre
			101 College Street
			Toronto, ON Canada M5G 1L7
			www.marsdd.com
			About the MaRS Centre: 
			http://www.marsdd.com/MaRS-Centre.html

WHY:	This unique conference is designed to unite scientists, 
clinicians, and patients with diabetes in a forum of up-to-date 
lectures and workshops aimed at translating research into a practical 

toolbox of clinical guidelines for active people with type 1 and type 

2 diabetes. Plenary sessions and workshops are designed to couple 
discussions on physiological principles with complementary 
discussions on clinical approaches to exercise.

HIGHLIGHTS:
		
Lectures, workshops, activities, camaraderie and sports.  DESA-
Lifescan Athletic Achievement Awards Banquet; Train with the 
Olympians Clinic; Ask-the-Docs and Ask-the-Jocks panels; exhibit hall 

with the latest in diabetes management supplies and equipment; DESA 
International Board Meeting; bi-annual Italy v The World football 
(soccer) match.

COST:	
Lay Person: $199USD Conference Fee
Professional: $299USD Conference Fee for CME/CEU Credit 
$100USD Conference Fee for each additional family member
Several lodging and hotel accommodations choices available
		
HOW: 	Before June 15, 2008 Mail: 
DESA, 8001 Montcastle Drive, Nashville, TN 37221, USA
Fax: (615) 873-2077  
Online: www.diabetes-excercise.org
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